'Shows what she thinks of the Royal Family': Meghan Markle accused of mocking Queen in 2021 birthday video

Meghan Markle celebrated her birthday on August 4 and received birthday wishes from members of the . Meghan and Prince Harry were in the UK for ’s Platinum Jubilee, where it was reported the couple “barely had 15 minutes” with the Queen.

Now, the Duchess of Sussex is receiving criticism for a video she posted with actress and comedian for her last birthday. The was shared on archewell.com to launch Meghan’s 40x40 initiative, which aims to help women who are returning to the workplace by asking mentors to give 40 minutes of their time. However, the video has now been labeled as a "publicity stunt" by royal experts.

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Initially in the video, Mellisa is seen wearing a silk gown, but then changes into the formal outfit of a Royal Wedding guest. Melissa then sips tea from a bone china cup and saucer, and Meghan joins in sipping tea from a small cup.